Target Date Funds are mutual funds that automatically adjust their asset allocation over time as they approach a specified “target date,” often retirement or college. Since the funds adjust themselves over time, you can hold them for the long-term while taking a “hands-off” approach. This can help you reduce the risk of behavioral errors while also simplifying your investment portfolio. However, this is not to say … Read more
Artemis is pleased to announce a new service offering designed to teach young professionals the basics of personal finance. Taught by a member of the Artemis team, the course covers everything a recent graduate needs to know to begin to manage their financial affairs responsibly.
- How to establish a budget and savings goals
- Principles of sound investing
- Managing credit and debt
- How to optimize
With just a few weeks left in 2018, it’s of course a great time to review your finances and make sure you start 2019 off on the right foot. It’s also a great time to review each of your online accounts and bolster your security measures (as the hackers in cyberspace are always inventing new schemes and techniques to defraud you!). With that in mind, here … Read more
Real estate has been a major topic in almost all of our recent financial planning engagements. We have tackled a variety of scenarios, including whether to rent vs. buy, the pros and cons associated with real estate investing, and trading up for a larger home.
Today we are publishing content about the costs of owning a vacation home. In this research, we focused on uncovering the … Read more
In a recent blog post, we shared some strategies for maintaining an emergency fund and reasons why you may not even need one at all. The downside of a large emergency fund is what’s known as “cash drag”—the very low (often negative) real rate of return on cash that drags down your investment portfolio’s overall rate of return. However, there are valid situations where a … Read more